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Modified Life Satisfaction Index Z

Purpose:

To evaluate the morale of an elderly patient using the Life Satisfaction Index Z as modified by Wood et al.

Specialty:

General Practice, Unspecified Specialty

Objective:

disease progression, complication detection, quality of life

ICD-10:

Description:

Wood et al modified the 18-item Life Satisfaction Index Z of Neugarten et al, shortening it to 13 items. This can help identify elderly patients with low morale who may need closer monitoring and interventions.

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